Faces & places

Anchorum St. Vincent, a nonprofit that co-owns Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, recently announced distribution of $700,000 in grant funding to several nonprofit service organizations in the Santa Fe and Española areas. Following are the grantees.

Senior health and wellness: A total of $190,000 to Kitchen Angels, Mesa to Mesa, Casa Milagro and Coming Home Connection.

Adult behavior health: A total of $250,000 to the Solace Crisis Treatment Center, Gerard’s House, the Santa Fe Dreamers Project, the Mountain Center and Compassionate Touch Network.

Housing: A total of $250,000 to Santa Fe Public Schools’ Adelante program, the Interfaith Community Shelter at Pete’s Place and St. Elizabeth Shelter.

Education: A total of $160,000 to the St. Michael’s Medical Magnet, Monte del Sol Charter School, Reading Quest, STEM Santa Fe, United World College of the American West and the Española YMCA Teen Center.

Education standouts

Gabriela Padilla of Santa Fe was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Padilla is working toward a Bachelor of Science in cognitive science.

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Samuel Holmes of Santa Fe received a doctorate from Georgia State University in Atlanta in May.

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Silka E. Feliciano of Santa Fe has been offered a Provost Scholarship from Missouri State University for the 2019-20 year.

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Greer Hill of Santa Fe was named to the Dean’s List, with Dean’s High Honors, for the 2019 spring semester at Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Hill is a government and economics major.

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The following area students recently graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales: Denise Lujan of Pecos; Charles Augee-Martinez of Santa Cruz; Rachael Young of Taos; Karl Ehl of Edgewood; Noelle Lucero of Stanley; Kristina Vigil of Peñasco; Alexandra Esquibel, Regina Ritchie, Zoe Standridge, Jasmine Baez, Nicholas Cordova, Miquaela Jaramillo, Matthew Valencia and Deborah Byrnes of Santa Fe; and John Dermer, Hannah Campbell amd Casey Trujillo of Los Alamos.

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Sarah Blog of Santa Fe earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta in May.

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Zascha Fox of Santa Fe, a Desert Academy graduate, and Maxwell Thurston, a graduate of Santa Fe Preparatory School, received bachelor’s degrees in May from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo. Fox majored in English, and Thurston, who graduated cum laude, majored in molecular biology.

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